The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on April 29, 1970 · Page 21
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1MB Bit AMMPOKT FACTO. FrceMrt, Te»a». ANGLETON COUNCIL •y JEANINE LEWIS LEWIS i ANGLETON — All members were present for Tuesday's regular meeting, along with city staff members, two reporters and three visitors. VOTES were unanimous except for one abstention. FRED LANE has several questions concerning street construction in Angleton Country Club Estates, and various city policies regarding such streets were discussed. ItERNIE McAOA presented a petition from 14 Hill and Dale residents who off ered to pay for drainage t ilcs if the city will lay them. City Administrator Jack Garrison was asked to obtain preliminary information about inlets and costs, and further action will be scheduled for the next meeting. MINUTES of the last meeting were .approved as corrected on a motion by M. L. Fulbright, second by Thomas J. Wrighl Sr. THK STANDARD CONTRACT with (he cnumy for maintenance nnd construction of streets was approved. Motion. Fulbright; second, Ivy. PARK OPENING DAY was officially proclaimed for July 4, I97U, and signed by Mayor Jesse W. Bates. AN ENGINEERS CONTRACT with Baker, Wachstetler and Law-son for street improvement work, based on last week's work session, was presented in rough draft by City Attorney A. R. Mason and authorized for execution by City Administrator Jack Garrison. Motion, Fulbright; second, Wright. MASON'S CONTRACT as city attorney and tax attorney was extended for a year. Motion. W. W. Jackson; second, Fulbright. COUNCILMAN WRIGHT said a resident had called attention late Monday to a large fire at the Helms dump, which was smoking up homes. Garrison reported that the city had attempted to put out the fire for several hours and would start hauling in dirt to cover it Wednesday. Materials have also been purchased for the fence, which Mayor Jesse Bates said would help confine the dump to the solid wastes for which it is intended. FIVE MEMIIKRS were reappointed to the Board of Adjustment: L. C. Cookscy, Robert M. Munson, C. W. Neal. Fred Obcrhclman and Chester Scott. Motion, Ross Ivy; second, G. L. House. TERMS OF four members of the Planning and Zoning Commission, appointed last February, were extended to bring these appointments into conformity with the City Charter, which provides that they be made in April. Motion, Jackson; second Fulbright. MAYOIl HATKS was named the city's delegate to the llouston-Galveston Area Council. Motion, Jackson: second, Fulbright. Jackson was named alternate. Motion, Ivy; second Wright. TWO RIDS were received, for $820 and $780. for painting the City Hall, including reputtying windows and incidental carpentry. The question of further remodeling costs was discussed and action postponed pending estimates on a c-omplete outside paint job and possible re-roofing. A PUHI.IC HEARING was set for 7:30 p.m. on May 12 concerning the annexation of about 19.85 acres lying immediately adjacent to County Kuad 607 and the south city limits. Motion, Jackson; second Fulbright. THE TELEPHONE CONTRACT will be reviewed, at Fulbright's suggestion, at the next meeting or the earliest one which the telephone company representative can attend. AUTHIMtlZATlON was given for Police Chief G. R. Kaufman and two officers to serve as instructors during two summer sessions planned by the College of the Mainland's police instruction program in Rosenberg. Jackson abstained, cfucstioning the city's payment of their travel expenses. IMPROVEMENT of Anderson Street, with an underpass at HW railroad track, was approved as the city's project under the irupused Slate Highway Department's TOPICS program. Motion, Fulbright; second. Jackson NEW WATER STORAGE lacililies were discussed, with Garrison pointing out that the city will be rated deficient when the 1970 Census figures become official. The city will need a new luu.ouu-gallon capacity tank, he said, and there will be about *iau,ooo in cash to pay for it, out of $136.000 left from the last bund issue and invested. NEW WATER KATES, retaining the present minimum, were outlined. These would raise an additional $16,000 to $17,000 annually in revenue and will be further discussed at next week's special meeting. Bill Walsh will be present then to discuss the water and sewage situation in the Southside area and the feasibility of annexation. MM FltCpOff •WY 3ft- MLF MM ON TUESDAY WITH S.M PUR. faciuaing Cijtnnn »na t»»r SPECIALS THURSDAY — conn FRiJiAT (WIILE LI.) SIKLf IK STEAK it Mill STEAK U. '1 SMIUEi STEAK u. .SUMMER ROAST U, IKEA, u icsueu) u. 4 Lit. M. COMaPEISor iREEN BEINS April a.lttt, Section I. Page » NOON CAU Sttct ••ritl CowHtty Ml|* D. Block •nd Kohlm«y«r * Co. Services set Thursday for Vietnam veteran • AUK.* • .hr*fcr*B«ftu e^*. • _k._ __• <•«* ._ • *.. ^ .*.-».. t_ *n_* . ^.k*—_ k— a_t«.^ ...^j n_..i.J r9._.i*.i. ^J DJIl 724.33 Air Reduction Us Amor. Nat'l Ins 8*1 Amer. News l«'« Amer. T*T 47^ A. P. Green 31 Bourns, Inc U«» Ches. & Ohio R.R M>, Chrysler 23»ii Combustion Eng "S'< Dow Chemical U DuPont IM Fed. Sign It Signal. . . 18'* Ford Motor Co 41 Flintkote 2|i» Franklin Life Ins NS'i Freeport Sulphur I**. General Electric «»»• General Motors 671» Gordons Jcwlry li l » Gulf Oil 21', Hou. LAP M'j Houston Nat'! Gas *7' < Kennccoll Copper 49 Kroger 30>» IBM 287 Litton Ind l»' 4 Marathon Oil 24<i Monsanto 3|i, Marcor jji,, N«lco ............... M ,, Penney J.C .......... |jj. Philips Pete .......... 2,1, Occidental Pete ....... igi. Ctylnv (Rheem) ....... 141, Sears ............... u Std. Ollof Ind ......... 371, Std. Oil of N.J ........ 53>. Syntex .............. 341 , Texaco .............. j<i, Texas Gulf Sul ....... 1 1', W. T. Grant .......... M», Mutual Fund Aided Prke Fidelity Trend ....... 21.57 Ind. Trend Fund ...... ll.M Texas Fund .......... ».;• Manhattan Fund, . . . S.43 Uld. Income Fund. . . . I2,M Never Fired Hostile Cun Fort Washington, a bastion on the Maryland shore of the Potomac River, about 14 miles downstream from the national capital, was blown up by its own defenders but never fired a hostile gun Its commander, misguided anil confused, blew up the place J" ' hc . f »<- % « of the enemy flotilla lying below it. LAKE JACKSON — Ser vices for Robert L. Warner, 25, of 2» Mimosa have been set for 10 a.m. Thursday at the Lakewood Funeral Chapel. Burial Is to be In the Old Confederate Cemetery In Alvln. The body will lle-ln-state at Lakewood Chapel until vice time. Warner died Tuesday at Methodist Hospital In Houston from Injuries from a motorcycle accident on April 15 In Freeporl. A IM4 graduate of Braiosport High School, Warner attended I.* mar Technological College In Beaumont for two years and then volunteered for service In the regular army as a paratrooper. He received his Pathfinder tralnlnn at Fort Bennlntt. Ga, and served a year of active duty in Vietnam where he received the Bronie Star for valorous action against hostile forces and many other honors, Warner then served on the Pathfinder Committee as an Instructor until his honorable discharge In October, IM», when he returned home to take Jackson and was employed by the Dow Chemical Co. Survivor* Include his parents. M. Y. and Valerie Warner of Lake Jackson; four brothers. Michael Warner of Angleton. Ted llolcomb of Buddv Holcomb of Spring and D*vM Oeich 01* Tempi*. i And, three »lslm, Mni Hlllto Singleton of Corpus ChrUII, Mr*. Jantt Storm of Burtaon, and Mr*. Juhnnl« KetMdeaui of P«Mden« Ptllbtaren will bt M T, Crawford, K. D. Mulllm, H tv Hladulock, Hay» Warden, vs. Howard and J, K. Lawerencr VOTK IN YOUH REPUBLICAN PRIMARY JOHN F. EULER FOK CHAIRMAN Hit A/OH IA COUNTY HKPl'HLICAN IMHTY DYNAMIC, OPfN-MINfD UADfffSMfP WHIPPED CREAM STRAWBERRY CAKE 'I 7 ' Karl's Bakery 1004 L Mulberry M9 70t4 M f ! J , I V V ^X ] ,V " ^ - ' ' *< *V' "y'h-t ""^i" ^i iji - 1 ! ,* lp * ^ 1 "• "^ ^"T fc •* s y' ' ^.j^. 1 ^ 5 s i*-^ t £ * ( •» t. * ' .. * -T ^ li \ *" i* * M V "H ,. *. ''. 7, t_ i* * THE CURTA N'S WE HAVE NTO OUR NEW HOME... -•J^, 1 *-! >3SSS«^i ...our new three story home on the corner of Cherry and Second Street. Business will be conducted with the same people, hours, courtesy and service...only the location has changed. Coming Downtown Freeport To See Us? Here's The Best Way Watch For Our Formal Opening On Saturday, May 9th... . . .f-. RPO ILLA THE FIRST FREEPORT NATIONAL BANK DOWNTOWN FREEPORT

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